The ADATA SD700 features a USB 3.0 interface and a metal enclosure with rubber pads to ensure hermetic sealing and shock resistance. It can operate for 60 minutes while submerged in 1.5 meters of water. In addition, the maker also tested its new external SSD to the U.S. Army MIL-STD-810G516.6 shock and drop resistance standard.
The SD700 is based on 384 Gb 3D TLC NAND flash chips made by IMFT.
The company plans to offer three configurations of the drive with 256 GB, 512 GB and 1 TB capacities, all featuring up to 440 MB/s read speed.
The 256 GB version will cost $110, whereas the 512 GB version will be priced at $190.